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President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence wave as they visit to Carrier factory, in Indianapolis, Ind. Trump is slamming a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico. Trump tweeted Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, 2016: "Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

The union boss Donald Trump insulted on Twitter just joined Twitter? He says no

11:40 am Dec. 10, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump singled out United Steelworkers Local 1999 President Chuck Jones in a tweet the other day, blasting him as ineffective after Jones said Trump gave false hope to hundreds of workers by inflating the number of jobs being saved at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis.

Now a Twitter account bearing Jones’ name and likeness has surfaced. The account has tweeted only twice but has more than 22,000 followers and


Are you in this picture? The Kennesaw cops want to thank you!

9:26 am Dec. 10, 2016

The Kennesaw Police Department want to thank whoever is in this photo.

A group of officers went to dinner Friday night and their sergeant planned to pick up the tab. When he went to pay, though, a server let them know someone else already had. The officers posed for a photo with their benefactors but didn’t think to get their names.

If you’re in the photo, know that the Kennesaw Police Department

Photo: Zoo Atlanta

A tiger has died at Zoo Atlanta

10:51 am Dec. 9, 2016

Zoo Atlanta is in mourning after Kavi, a 15-year-old male Sumatran tiger, died of old age. He was euthanized Thursday.

Born January 8, 2001, at Akron Zoo, Kavi moved to Zoo Atlanta in 2006, the Zoo said. He sired Sohni and Sanjiv, who were born to tiger Chelsea – shown in the video above – in 2011. At the recommendation of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Tiger Species Survival Plan), he

Tom Holland posted this Spidey selfie to his public Instagram account recently.

Here’s the trailer for Atlanta-filmed “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

5:53 am Dec. 9, 2016

Marvel’s latest Atlanta-filmed project stars Tom Holland in the title role. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was headquartered at Pinewood Studios like “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” before it.

Spidey filmed at locations including a downtown street right around the corner from where a key “Captain America: Civil War” scene filmed and at Grady High School.

The movie is due out July 7 and the first trailer has just been released. Can you spot Atlanta?


The Rock posted this image on Instagram.

“Jumanji” with Kevin Hart, Jack Black and The Rock wraps in Atlanta

1:17 pm Dec. 8, 2016

The new “Jumanji” reboot with Kevin Hart, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Nick Jonas, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and a host of others has wrapped filming in Atlanta. The project started work in Hawaii before heading here.

“We had an amazing time. I think we really made something special,” said The Rock during a farewell speech. “Thank you so much.”

Black gave a shout out to some of the folks behind the camera:


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Michael Moore urges protestors to disrupt Donald Trump’s inauguration

7:59 am Dec. 8, 2016

Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore hopes protestors will flock to Washington D.C. to “disrupt” the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump.

He issued his call to action via Twitter, the next president’s favorite social media platform.

“Silence is not an option,” Moore wrote.

He later followed that up with a tweet directed at Trump, who hasn’t (yet) responded:

Moore was vocal throughout Trump’s campaign, at one point staging a one-man protest outside Trump Tower, and